What does HIV teach us about access to technologies to treat Ebola?

Today is World AIDs Day, a day for the world to unite and show support in the fight against HIV. To mark this, Mohga Kamal-Yanni, Oxfam GB Senior health & HIV policy advisor, looks at HIV in the context of the Ebola crisis and what we can learn from it. In 2001, I stood in the UN building in front …

Changes we want to see in 2014

At the dawn of 2014 time is running out for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). How is the world doing? In the spirit of new  year optimism we asked nine Oxfam experts what their hopes and dreams are for the year ahead in relation to each of the MDGs, and what should come next?  We begin with the first goal and …

An AIDS-free generation is in sight but action is needed now

On World AIDS Day, Mohga Kamal-Yanni outlines the four main challenges facing all countries that are dealing with HIV and AIDS. In 2001, I stood in front of a huge picture in the UN building in New York. It showed an African woman on her death bed with another woman hold her hand. It said: “You must not die alone”. I …